United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Plan for World Heritage Site set for submission to UNESCO; James Baylis; Wrekin News

UK – Ironbridge Gorge

Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet is being asked to give the green light for a plan to manage the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site to be submitted to both Central Government and UNESCO.

The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Siteis widely recognised as being significant at a local, national and international level.

It is one of Britain’s first World Heritage Sites, inscribed onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1986 and has been hailed at the second most highly recommended World Heritage Site by contributors to the travel critique website Trip Advisor

It is a requirement of UNESCO that all World Heritage Sites have a Management Plan in place to ensure the effective protection and management of these global treasures for future generations.

In accordance with UNESCO best practice,the preparation of the plan has been overseen by the multi-agency Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site Steering Group.



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